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Christian Frederick Nicklaus  "And at once I knew, I was not magnificent" Celtic-Norse-Tattooed-Father of Logan & Wolfgang-Artist-Viking Shieldmaker-Heathen

Our Heathen Horde has been pillaging prizes from viking makers and one lucky winner will bag this entire mighty haul. To win simply…
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3.Tag a friend or friends
4. Go to @thorsthreads and repeat these steps
5. Repeat the steps on all 8 Heathen Horde makers accounts and come back to where you started!
6. For additional entries tag another viking loving friend below, each tag is a bonus entry!
The competition runs until Thorsday 4th of May at midnight. The winner will be selected at random on Friday 5th. Anyone can enter, INTERNATIONAL entries welcome!!! We will verify the winner so please keep your account open and not on private until Friday 5th. This competition is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Instagram. Feel free to share for us! Thank you! #artforvalhalla #art #artists #artworks #viking #vikings #heathens #pagan #giveaway #freeart #free #horde #treasure #jewelry #weapons #forged #leather #patches #stickers #game #norse #mjolnir #thor #asatru #oldways #knife #heathenhordegaw #gaw #win #thespearandshield

"The All Father" 3/8 in The Splintered Shield Series. This features Odin with his two wolves Freki and Geri in his beard and wearing a Helm of Awe or Ægishjálmr tattoo for Invincibility on the Battlefield. All line work and shading is wood burning and has 9 different oil wood stains for color. This plank is SOLD and belongs to a great documentary filmmaker @torinsimpson Detail pics up in my "story" #artforvalhalla #art #viking #vikings #odin #allfather #aegishjalmur #invincible #wednesday #americangods #neilgaiman #norse #god #gods #scandinavia #iceland #norway #sweden #denmark #vinland #mrwednesday #oneeye #wandering #freki #geri #wolves #wolfofodin #tattoos #woodsigns #wallhanging

Personally, I would rather fill in the middle square with another shield, but here is my #artvsartist contribution. My name is Christian Frederick Nicklaus. I have a great desire to create my own form of communication, my own Mythology. My work is a grouping of in-depth hieroglyphics, which display my wishes, fears, heritage, and hope without always giving the viewer a complete Rosetta Stone of translation. Creating Artwork becomes a visual extension of my critique and doubt in written History, Society, and Spirituality. Thank you all for supporting my journey. #artforvalhalla #art #artist #viking #vikings #shieldwall #norse #celtic #tattoos #redhair #vikingboat #shields #pyrography #wood #artworks #islander #scandinavian #icelandic #irish #german #heathens #pagan #history #society #spiritual #nature #visualart #painter #arthistory

"Thor's Fishing Trip" Viking Shield Plank 2 of 8 in Splintered Shield Series combined with a 3" Shield Patch of "Forest Spirit" a 5" Shield Patch of "Ragnarok" a 5" sticker of "Forest Spirit" as well as some other surprises will be GIVEN AWAY FOR FREE!! 17" x 6" plank has wood burning on all line work and shading, and a combination of 15 oil wood stains. Upcoming HEATHEN HORDE GIVEAWAY combined with other great artists @jarlpatchwork @tidal_forge @wyrdleather @beasley_blades @americanheathen @thorsthreads @hedgeandcave This epic giveaway begins THURSDAY APRIL 19TH @12 NOON EST ONE WINNER TAKES THE HORDE! #artforvalhalla #art #vikings #viking #lightning #wallart #pyrography #dragon #norse #myth #jormungand #dragonslayer #shield #wood #fishing #thor #horde #limitededition #freehand #ocean #scandinavian #artwork #heathens #pagan #gameofthrones #thehobbit #thorragnarok #sea #skyrim #fish

Freehand pencil sketch for upcoming "The Mouse and The Lion Inside" Viking Shield Completed. This one going to @aodhancrawford. Pyrography burning up next! Incorporating @celtichammerclub stag design, and antler from @freyjas.forest. #artforvalhalla #art #vikings #viking #spring #flowers #shield #naturelovers #deer #mouse #archer #wolf #animals #stag #pencilart #pencildrawing #drawing #freehand #artists #antlers #thelioninside #roar #bravery #brave #courage #heathens #pagan #nature #friendship #thespearandshield

Last look at "Warrior's Code" before it gets sent off to @tony_swatton With a offering of my axe I ask Odin on your day to protect this mighty blacksmith and his family for generations to come! #artforvalhalla #art #vikings #viking #axe #odin #allfather #heathen #asatru #valhalla #norse #history #vikinglife #dropkickmurphys #pagan #shield #axeporn #pyrographyart #wood #coldsteel #forged #celtic #tattoos #warpaint #god #gods #odinsday #wednesday #blessed #thespearandshield

Freehand pencil sketch has begun for upcoming Viking Shield for @aodhancrawford with a little "stag" assistance from @celtichammerclub. Shield will feature a real antlered Stag being attacked by a Wolf while being helped by a Mouse. I am enjoying drawing this one, what do you think so far, and help me with a Title?? #artforvalhalla #art #drawing #pencil #freehand #draw #stag #deer #battle #coatofarms #rampant #celtic #viking #vikings #scottish #scotland #nativeamerican #native #heathens #shield #scream #nature #attack #predator #prey #antlers #buck #mouse #wolf #thespearandshield

"The Death of Fafnir" Viking Shield plank 1 of 8 in Splintered Shield Series. These are going to be a limited edition series of 8 17" x 6" planks with wood burning on all line work and shading, and a combination of oil wood stains. This piece has 13 different stain colors and is on it's way to @limbsdisarm SOLD OUT! Last plank will be part of epic upcoming HEATHEN HORDE GIVEAWAY depicting Thor's Fishing trip.. Combined with other great artists @jarlpatchwork @tidal_forge @wyrdleather @beasley_blades @americanheathen @thorsthreads @hedgeandcave Stay tuned for this epic GAW! #artforvalhalla #art #vikings #viking #celtic #wallart #pyrography #dragon #norse #myth #fafnir #dragonslayer #shield #wood #sword #sigurd #treasure #limitededition #freehand #oil #scandinavian #artwork #heathens #pagan #gameofthrones #thehobbit #smaug #death #skyrim #thespearandshield

"Warriors Code" Viking shield completed with 18 different stain colors and featuring Odin, Thor, and Tyr. Inspired by the mighty work of @sean_fitzgerald_art Let me know what you think! SOLD to Master Smith @tony_swatton at the amazing @swordandthestone forge! #artforvalhalla #art #vikings #viking #celtic #celticknot #ireland #north #norse #mythology #odin #thor #tyr #god #gods #balance #shield #protection #artistsoninstagram #pyrography #woodburning #tattoos #spring #nature #warrior #ancestors #sword #weapon #woodworking #best

Wood Burning completed for "Warrior's Code" Viking Shield featuring Odin, Tyr and Thor! Staining and finishing up next! I have never wanted to keep a shield for myself so badly before! Maybe I can find another Museum for this beast! #artforvalhalla #art #viking #vikings #norsemythology #celtic #celticart #norse #shield #progress #wood #snow #winter #middleearth #nature #heathens #pagan #odin #thor #tyr #wardruna #pyrography #burn #burnout #gaelic #warriors #war #weapon #weapons #gods

Wood burning has begun for upcoming "Warrior's Code" Viking Shield. I am enjoying all these details and line weights. What do you think so far? #artforvalhalla #art #artist #vikings #viking #odin #code #ethos #bushido #honor #burn #wood #woodworking #woodwork #shield #stpatricksday #line #dotwork #celtic #celticart #tattoo #tattooed #triskelion #spiral #pyrography #pyro #design #gameofthrones #burnt #thespearandshield

Free hand pencil sketch complete for upcoming "Warriors Code" Viking Shield. Based upon the mighty work of @sean_fitzgerald_art.
There is an old Irish saying ⚔"Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine." ⚔ which means "Under the shelter of each other, people survive." Ask any soldier why they fight.. They will all give the same answer, "for the man next to me." A shield wall is strong because of the belief in one another. Be a light in the darkness, and fight for each other.. #artforvalhalla #art #artist #viking #vikings #celtic #collaboration #brotherhood #war #warriors #veterans #valhalla #shield #hope #pencilsketch #drawing #create #heathens #heathen #celt #pict #thenorthremembers #celticart #ireland #tattoos #pagan #shieldwall #protection #spiral #knot

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